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Voyage of the Immigrant ship Argyle to Port Phillip in 1840-1841

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Date: 7 Nov 1840 to 12 Apr 1841
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The Voyage of the immigrant barque Argyle to Port Phillip in 1840/1841

Departed: Liverpool, 7 November 1840
Departed: Cape of Good Hope, 11 February 1841
Arrived: Port Phillip, 12 April 1841
Master: Captain Rattery.
Surgeon-superintendent: Dr Jeffrey James Keating

Note: not to be confused with a ship of the same name which made the same voyage earlier in the same year under Captain Gatenby.


From Elizabeth Janson's Came to Port Phillip in 1841
Argyle, (April) arrived 12 April 1841, Barque 634 tons, Rattery master, from Liverpool 7 November 1840 and Cape of Good Hope 11 February to Port Phillip arrival under AB Smith of Sydney, Captain Henry Rattray, surgeon Dr Jeffrey James Keatinge who later wed passenger Margaret Nelson.

Cabin passengers Mr and Mrs Jones, Mr Finch/French, Mr Furnis/Furness, Mr Parry/Perry Intermediate Mr and Mrs Scales with 5 children, Mr Wilson. Steerage 255 landed 4 adults and 16 children died before reaching Capetown, another 25 died before arriving at Port Phillip.

255 in steerage reported 44 deaths mainly children and during the voyage, attributed to dysentry - 44 families with 164 souls, 17 single males and 46 single females, total 227 souls, being 79 Catholics and 148 Protestants, 124 could read, 105 could write, claimed 3492 pounds Bounty money.

Passengers who paid own fare, Cabin Mr and Mrs Jones, Messrs Furnis, Finch and Perry, Intermediate Mr and Mrs Scales and 5 chn, Mr Wilson. (Source: Came to Port Phillip in 1841 from © Elizabeth Janson.-->


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